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      Alaska earthquake 2012: 4.8 quake strikes near Anchorage

      A magnitude 4.8 earthquake struck near Anchorage, Alaska early Wednesday morning.

      According to the U.S. Geological Survey, the temblor struck at 7:02{} a.m. local time, with the epicenter located 7 miles south of Anchorage.

      The Alaska Dispatch reports that there are no tsunami warnings associated with the earthquake.

      Alec Medbery with the West Coast and Alaska Tsunami Warning Center says there were no immediate reports of injuries or damage.

      Anchorage residents, as well as those from Palmer, Wasilla, Talkeetna, Kenai and other communities, reported feeling the earthquake to the U.S. Geological Survey.

      The Associated Press contributed to this report.